ARCA: Firstplus Financial 200 - Fact Sheet

7 February 1998

     RACE         35th Annual Firstplus Financial 200
     TRACK        Daytona Int'l Speedway
     LOCATION     Daytona Beach, Florida
     DISTANCE     80 laps (200 miles)
     SANCTION     Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA)
     SERIES       Event #1 of the 1998 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series
     PROMOTER    International Speedway Corporation

     SCHEDULE     Registration Open
                   Mon., Feb. 2nd: 1-4 pm.
                   Tues., Feb. 3: 12-4 pm

                  Practice
                   Wed., Feb. 4th: 12-3:30 pm. 
                   Thurs., Feb. 5th:  9-10 & 11-12 pm.
                   Fri., Feb. 6th: 9-9:55 & 3:30-3:55. 
                   Sat., Feb. 7th: 8:55 & 12:30-1 pm (final practice)
                  Talladega Pole Award Qualifying
                   Thurs., Feb. 5th: 2:30 pm (2 laps)
                  2nd Round Qualifying
                   Sat., Feb 7th: 11 am (2 laps)
                  Firstplus Financial 200
                   Sun., Feb. 8th: 1:30 pm

     POSTED AWARDS $208,384 in prize, point and contingency money


ARCA OFFICIAL COMPANIES: Bondo Body Filler, Mar-Hyde Paints, 
AC Delco Wire & Cable, Auto Value Parts Stores, Featherlite Trailers, 
Giant Recreation World, Hoosier Racing Tires, Racing Electronics, 
76 Racing Gas.

ARCA OFFICIAL PRODUCTS: Amkus Rescue Tools, Cloyes Gear & Products, 
Earl's Performance Products, Eibach Springs, Fastlane Footwear, 
Flowmaster Mufflers, Geo Spray Guns, K&N Filters, K&N Oil Filters, 
Lincoln Electric Welders, Marson Rivets, Motive Gear, Quic Shine 99, 
S-W Scales by Intercomp, Simpson Uniforms.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES: A.E. Clevite, ATI Dampers, Auto Meter Gauges, 
Barry Grant Fuel Systems, Bart Wheels, BRC Pistons, Brown Engineering 
Racing Engines, BSR Racing Products, BSR/Jensen, Dayco Belts & Hoses, 
Diamond Racing Products, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Ford Motor Co., 
Hedman Hedders, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Hutcherson-Pagan, JE Pistons, 
Mopar Performance, MSD Ignition, Nelson Specialties, Oceans Eleven 
Resorts, Ohlins Shocks, Painless Wiring, Performance Profiles, 
Prestone Antifreeze, Pro Shocks, Quarter Master, Raceline Products, 
Racing Radios, Reed Cams & Carburetors, Rhyne Racing Engines, 
Ringers Resources, RJS Safety Eqpt., Scott Performance Wires, 
76 Racing Oil, Simpson Race Products, STP, Talladega Superspeedway, 
Thermo-Tec Header Wrap, Wallace Race Car Lettering.

TELEVISION: ESPN: Sun., Feb. 8th Firstplus Financial ARCA 200 1:30 pm 
Live Flag-to-Flag.

ESPN2: Wed., Feb 4th practice 2-4:30 pm live; Thurs., Feb. 5th qualifying 
2:30-5:30 pm live; Fri., Feb 6th ARCA, Busch, Cup practice 1-5 pm live; 
Sun., Feb. 8th Firstplus Financial ARCA 200 7 pm tape delay.

RACE WINS AT DAYTONA SINCE 1964 (34 events): Iggy Katona 3; Andy Hampton, 
Ben Hess, Andy Hillenburg, Jimmy Horton, Jeff Purvis 2; Grant Adcox,
Charlie Blanton, Jack Bowsher, Woody Fisher, Mickey Gibbs, Ferrel Harris,
Ron Hutcherson, Ralph Jones, Ralph Latham, Benny Parsons, Kyle Petty, 
Lennie Pond, John Rezek, Tim Richmond, Joe Ruttman, Jim Sauter, Glenn Sears,
Nelson Stacy, Ramo Stott, Mike Wallace, Rick Wilson 1.

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